Thomas Jefferson Papers

LeRoy, Bayard & Company to Thomas Jefferson, 20 May 1817

From LeRoy, Bayard & Company

Newyork the 20t May 1817.

Sir

We were in course favor’d with the Letters you did us the honor of addressing to us on the 15 Aug & 28 April last and yesterday we received payment of a remittance made to us on your account

by Mr Patrick Gibson of Richmond which we credit against the first bond due by you to Mess. N. & J & R Van Staphorst $1000. with Interest to 31 Decr 1815 $2083.20 $2000.  
add interest to this day 16⅔ mo @ 6% 173.59 .  2256.79 
 leaving due on the 1t bond value this day $ 256.79.
 and on the 7 May 1818 $2083.20 } with Interest
7 May 1819 $2083.20

@ 6% per annum from 1 Jany 1816 Till discharged being in conformity with what agreed per our respect of 7 Aug. last.   We have the honor to Salute with high consideration   Sir Your hb St

LeRoy Bayard & Co

RC (DLC); in the hand of a representative of LeRoy, Bayard, & Company; between dateline and salutation: “The Honble Tho Jefferson, Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 May 1817 and so recorded in SJL.

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  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst search
  • LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm); and TJ’s debt to N. & J. & R. van Staphorst search
  • LeRoy, Bayard & Company (New York firm); letters from search
  • Staphorst, N. & J. & R. van; TJ’s debt to search